First Kiss

First kisses, net neutrality, Bill Cunningham and more in our weekly look at the web

There’s a beautiful, nervous energy surrounding a first kiss. Ten of those moments were recently captured in a short video, appropriately titled “First Kiss” and directed by Tatia Pilieva, for the fashion brand WREN. In a white room, with cameras rolling, strangers meet and lock lips. While there’s controversy over the casting of models as a handful of the 20 individuals shown, it can’t be denied that this is an intimate and engaging piece of work (which has now spawned several spoof versions).